Contact & Activities

Participating city

240.000 inhabitants

Local contact

Scoala Internationala Gimnaziala Spectrm Ploiesti
Samir Hatipoglu
Str. Infratirii 4
++40 758052187

Participation 2009

The participant is committed to:

Organising a week of activities, taking into account the focal theme.
Actions relative to the theme:
Adopting the concept of “urban mobility” for the development of urban politics, represents a challenge, both for the local authority, as well as for the citizens.

European Mobility Week represents an opportunity for the initiation of a wide area of activities, being at the same time a blackboard for the local authorities, as well as for organizations and associations, in order to:
- Promote the existing politics, the initiatives and examples of good practice related to a sustainable urban mobility;
- Raise awareness among citizens, concerning the negative impact of the present means of urban mobility on the environment and on life quality;

Under the aegis of 2009 motto,” Improving city climates”, Ploiesti Municipality will organize the following activities:

- Bikes’ parade - on 22nd of September 2009, location: Independentei Bvd., 10:00am;

- “Walking, the source of health and vitality, discovering at the same time the beauties of nature” - bike race (slalom, artistic mastery) addressed to students, on 22nd of September 2009, location: Independentei Bvd., 10:00am., Bank Post area;

- Seminar debating the theme “Climate change - a global issue”, with the representatives from Ploiesti Municipality, Oil & Gas University, Office of Environmental Protection - R.A.S.P. and students of the Debate Club within “Mihai Viteazul” National College, experts within the “Agency of Energetic Efficiency” Ploiesti and students from the ecological school clubs in Ploiesti - 22nd of September 2009, 12:30pm., location “200 seats Hall” of Administrative Palace;

- Monitoring of the acoustic urban level during the days with and without car traffic, on Independentei Bvd. (measure accomplished with the sound meter within the instrumentation of Environmental Protection Office - R.A.S.P. Ploiesti) - during 22nd – 23rd of September 2009, between 10:00am. to 12:00 pm. ;

- Monitoring of air quality during the days with and without car traffic, on Independentei Bvd. (measure accomplished with the mobile laboratory within the Environmental Protection Agency of Prahova County)- between 22nd – 23rd of September 2009, between 10:00am. – 12:00pm. ;

Posting informative and educative materials on:
- Ploiesti Municipality site and R.A.S.P;
- Printing of 500 brochures;
- Press release about the results of the monitoring actions of urban acoustic level of air quality.
Carrying out a Car-Free Day event by closing one or more streets to traffic, and opening it to pedestrians, cyclists and public transport. This should preferably happen on 22 September to mark your town or city as part of World Car-Free Day.
Zone opened to residents on Car-Free Day:
Independentei Bvd. is one of the main road of the city located of the South - North axis with an intense trafic; It is tha main way to the biggest railway station .